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L'Ariel

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Nominal Guns26NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Previously
British Sixth Rate ship 'Ariel' (1777) (20) 1777-1779
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Ship
Captured10.9.1779NNF-1774
ShipyardBlackwall Yard - Blackwall BWAS-1714
Ship ClassSphinx Class (1773)BWAS-1714
Designed by
John WilliamsBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1762-1778
BWAS-1714
Constructor
John PerryBritish
Ship Builder
Service 1743-1810
BWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateNNF-1774
Ship TypeShipNNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Given Away10.1780NNF-1774
Becomes
American Sixth Rate ship 'Ariel' (1780) (26) 1780-1781
American 26 Gun
6th Rate Ship

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck105' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)34.104 (111′ 10″ Imperial)
Length of Keel93' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)30.2064 (99′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth28' 2"French Feet (Pied du Roi)9.1012 (29′ 10″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold11' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.5728 (11′ 8″ Imperial)
Burthen350Ton 

Armament


9.1779Broadside Weight = 102 French Livre (110.0784 lbs 49.929 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck20 French 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
9.1779210 NNF-1774

 

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